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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintain and repair a high voltage security fence system 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
10244  Maintain and repair a high voltage security fence system 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Electrical Engineering & Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Electrical Infrastructure Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 2  NQF Level 02 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This unit standard is for persons in the Electrical Engineering; Generation; Distribution; Transmission, Construction and Renewable Energy Sector.

A person credited with this unit standard will be able to:
  • Plan and prepare to maintain a high voltage security fence system
  • Inspect and clean a high voltage security fence system
  • Repair, replace and rectify defects on a high voltage security fence system.
  • Re-commission and complete work on a high voltage security fence system

    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of the learner within the electrical engineering and construction environment by providing recognition, further mobility and transportability within the field of Physical Planning and Construction. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the electrical engineering and construction environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills attitude and / or equivalent:
  • Apply and adhere to electrical safety.
  • Identify, interpret and lay out drawings.
  • Install electrical cables and conductors.
  • Install electrical wire ways.
  • Use and care for hand tools.
  • Use and care for portable power tools.
  • Record instrument readings.
  • Interpret single-phase diagrams.
  • Select, care and use of electrical measuring instruments.
  • Select, use and care for basic hand tools.
  • Introduction to industry. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Electric fences with a primary voltage of between 230 and 400 volts.
  • What about different types of fencing.
  • Area of fencing may include but not limited to:
    a. Residential
    b. Industrial
    c. Mining
    d. Government
    e. Recreational.
  • Statutory requirements may include but is not limited to:
    a. OHS Act
    b. SABS 0142
    c. Local Authority requirements
  • Work site procedures may include but are not limited to Company`s:
    a. Safety procedures as given in Safety manuals
    b. Policy procedures as given in Policy manuals
    c. Installing procedures as given in Manufacturers` and Company maintenance manuals
    d. Maintaining procedure given in Manufacturers` and Company maintenance manuals
  • Manufacturers` specifications may include but is not limited to:
    a. Dimensions of components,
    b. Weight of components,
    c. Type of material from which components were manufactured as given in:
    i. Manufacturers` maintenance manuals
    ii. Manufacturer catalogues
    iii. Company maintenance manuals 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan and prepare to maintain a high voltage security fence system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Authorisation is obtained according to high voltage permit system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Documentation is obtained according to work site procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. All materials required for maintenance are selected and obtained according to work site procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Appropriate tools and test instruments are identified and selected to meet the requirements of the task and according to statutory requirements. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Inspect and clean a high voltage security fence system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Printed circuit boards and enclosures are inspected for cleanliness; faulty components and defects are recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. High voltage security fence components are inspected for defects according to manufacturers specifications and defects are recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. High voltage security fence conductors and terminations are inspected for hot and loose connections, discoloured connections and defects are recorded. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. High voltage security fence system components are inspected for sustainable alarm conditions and defects are recorded. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Repair, replace and rectify defects on a high voltage security fence system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Appropriate tools are used to meet the requirements of the task according to statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. All faulty components are identified. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Identified faulty components are removed and replaced with correct specification components in line with manufacturers specifications and safety standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Modules are calibrated according to manufacturer's specifications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Re-commission and complete work on a high voltage security fence system. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Appropriate tools and test instruments are used to meet the requirements of the task according to statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Security fence is inspected according to drawings. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Module settings and alarms are verified according to manufacturer's specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. High voltage security fence operation and functionality are tested for correct operation according to manufacturer's specification and deviations are repaired and reported. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Appropriate tools and test instruments are cared for and stored according to statutory requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Completion of the task is reported according to work site procedures. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA by SAQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines in the relevant qualification and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Mines and Mineral Act.
  • Work site procedures.
  • Manufacturers specifications

    Knowledge that will help me understand and that I will be able to explain:
  • Name locations and functions of the appropriate tools.
  • Safety related to each tool
  • Care and storage of tools
  • Permit system
  • Environmental awareness
  • Electronic principles and experience
  • Power electronics
  • Security fence systems
  • Battery charger systems
  • Electronic components
  • Static sensitive devices (CMOS) 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identifying and solving problems using critical and creative thinking. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise oneself and one`s activities responsibly and effectively in the ability to follow instructions when working by ones self or in a work team, ensure safe execution of work activities. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Effective use of communication methods when giving instructions to fellow workers, recording and reporting information. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Tasks using responsible thinking and decision making in relation to the use of tools and equipment; choice and use of relevant personal protecting equipment and safety equipment. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    This Unit Standard was originally registered on 12 June 2002 under SAQA decision number 0742/02. It has been re-registered on 11 February 2004 under SAQA 2552/04. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  20418   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-02-10  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  20419   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2004-02-10  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  72051   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2024-12-05  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  48475   National Certificate: Electrical Engineering  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-02-18  Was EWSETA until Last Date for Achievement 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    2. CLEAN HEAT ENERGY SAVING SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD 
    3. DINALEDI MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES 
    4. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    5. Maesela Phaladi Investment and Construction PTY LTD 
    6. Majuba TVET College 
    7. Mopani South East FET College - Central Office 
    8. Motheo TVET College 
    9. MSC ARTISAN ACADEMY 
    10. P AND T TECHNOLOGY (PTY) LTD 
    11. Umgungundlovu FET College 



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